Apply for Georgia Public Assistance Benefits

If you live in Georgia and want to apply for public assistance benefits online, such as Child Care, Child Support Services, Energy, Medicaid, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, or Aging Services, you should visit the website It will help you check if you are eligible for the program and let you apply for the public assistance benefits online within a few simple steps.

How to apply for public assistance benefits online:

Step 1: Open the website link:, click the “Am I Eligible?” button to check your eligibility. You will asked to provide information about the people in your home, the money you get from a job or other places, your housing costs and a few other bills. At the end, you will be told if you might be able to get help through program.

Step 2: If you’re eligible, click the “Apply For Benefits” button and follow the instructions to submit your application online.

Step 3: You will receive your benefits some days after your application is approved. If you want to check the status of your application, just click the “Application Status Check” button.

Please note: It is no longer available to apply for Food Stamps/SNAP benefits through this website. If you would like to apply for it, please visit

If you believe you are pregnant, you may be eligible for Medicaid coverage right away. Please visit

If you have trouble while using Georgia Gateway, please call the Online Services hotline at 1-877-423-4746. If you have a hearing impairment, call GA Relay at 1-800-255-0135. The services are free.

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